frontispiece

  1. an ornamental facade
  2. front illustration facing the title page of a book

Frontispiece

• (n.) The part which first meets the eye • (n.) An ornamental figure or illustration fronting the first page, or titlepage, of a book; formerly, the titlepage itself. • (n.) The principal front of a building.
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frontispiece

noun front illustration facing the title page of a book
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Frontispiece

[architecture] In architecture, a frontispiece is the combination of elements that frame and decorate the main, or front, door to a building. The term is especially used when the main entrance is the chief face of the building rather than being kept behind columns or a portico. Early German churches often employed frontispieces to hide the ...
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Frontispiece

[book] = August 25 = == Hotter the fire, the stronger the steel? == Trying to find who or how this saying originated and used all the usual suspects of google news, etc. I did manage to find a much earlier term about `the hotter the forge, the stronger the sword`. Would love to know if the the `steel` saying can be attributed to someone in ...
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Frontispiece

Fron'tis·piece noun [ French frontispice , Late Latin frontispicium beginning, front of a church, from Latin frons front + spicere , specere , to look at, view: confer Italian frontispizio . See Front and Spy .] The part which first meets the ...
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frontispiece

An illustration placed before the first pages of a book that usually faces the title page.
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Frontispiece

An illustration preceding and usually facing the title page of a book
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frontispiece

Illustration which faces the title page.
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Frontispiece

Small pediment over door or window
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Frontispiece

The plate facing the title page.
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frontispiece

[n] - an ornamental facade 2. [n] - front illustration facing the title page of a book
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